Tracing the facts and fiction about the history and origin of the Paloma, a cocktail made with tequila, lime, grapefruit soda, and a pinch of salt.
Patron tequila has an ice press that makes an ice puck in the shape of a tahona. I played around with it.
New Booze for December 2016 features a range of new tequilas, a bunch of imported gins (and one experimental US one), a slew of scotch whiskies, one very old Irish whiskey, and more.
As usual, a ton of whiskey and a smattering of other products hitting the US market.
Here are some of the new spirits hitting the market over the last couple of months: lots of rye but also gin, tequila, pisco, applejack, and more.
My annual list of most all of the cocktails and spirits books that have been released. This year we see tons of whiskey books again, and a whole segment of bar-specific cocktail books and a new category of narrative cocktail history.
In the last big rollout before the holidays, publishers have pushed out a ton of new drink books.
New drink books on computer-generated recipes, tequila cocktails and the tequila industry, tea cocktails, homemade booze, and drinking stories.